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This privately financed effort by local citizens on the East Fork of the Whitewater began with about four miles of diggings between Richmond & Brookville and died shortly thereafter.
Ohio Falls Canal 1805, 1817-19, 1824-25 (3 miles planned)
Three ventures at canal building on the Indiana side of the falls failed. The first Indiana lottery was attempted to raise capital. In 1826 Congress helped Kentucky fund its Louisville & Portland Canal, which remains in use today.